The scandal of women whose breast implants were made of industrial-grade silicone has not gone away, with the State this week stepping in to guarantee removal of dangerous PIP implants.
It’s supposed to be a straight-forward contract. You go to work when you’re scheduled to do so, do what you’re asked, and leave at the appointed hour – and in return you get paid a salary.
The Law Society, the ruling body for solicitors, has abandoned its fight to retain control over the handling of complaints against members of the profession.
A number of proposals forming new bodies to regulate the legal profession are in the Legal Services Regulation Bill, published today.
At present the Injuries Board which was established to assess personal injury claims will refuse jurisdiction in respect of medical malpractice.
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has proposed the establishment of a medical injuries assessment board along the lines of PIAB.
A WOMAN who claimed she contracted a rare brain disease from parrots said she felt “free” last night after settling a damages claim for more than €7.5m.
A MOTHER-OF-THREE whose hair fell out after undergoing a colouring treatment at a hair salon has been awarded €45,000 in damages.
A young woman who almost died following a breast augmentation job had to have nine procedures and skin grafts to correct the damage.